Monthly Archive: November 2009

Brake’s

Well I think the HB is at the point of driving it around the block, in order to sort out the little niggles with carb set-up and timing, I seem to of got it...

Vauxhall Mirror

Viva La Difference

Another article from Vauxhall Mirror, this was taken from September 1964, a nice early article featuring the HA 1057 cc engine. JOHN HESELTINE (Project Engineer, Chaul End) and Derek Clark (Experimental,Sheet Metal) built a...

Vauxhall Mirror

Vauxhall Mirror

Another little ditty from the Vauxhall Mirror collection I managed to obtain at Billing this summer, some of the material is interesting to say the least. here is a picture form the “summer spectacular”...

Half day

Yea I know that’s a cop out only doing half a day, but I bled the brakes twice and they are still spongy as hell, so I shall have to await the two front...

RAY903G

Afternoon HB

So this afternoon I played with the HB, removed the old Weber 32 ICT carb and stuck on the Solex 30IZ. All fits well and all the rod linkages fit fine. I attempted to...

NTD890C

Better pictures

It has been a busy old morning, I first dropped over the DVLA paperwork with the Owners Club, so that I can finally get a new V5C for RAY, that’s because the DVLA didn’t...

A Painted Car!!

I though it about time I wandered up the paint shop to see if Marvin was painted, and as usual come away depressed at the lack of progress. Well what a difference leaving the...

NTD890C

Midweek fun?

I received in the post today a rear flexi brake hose, so like a mad man, that’s what I changed tonight, that just leaves the two front ones to go, then the brakes are...

RAY903G

Monday funday

This evening I finished off the master cylinder, lets just hope it doesn’t leak LOL! I managed to bust the brake light switch in the mean time, so a quick replacement was sought from...

RAY903G

Master Cylinder

Today was a little frustrating, but in the end everything I hope will work out fine, I decided to remove the master cylinder and check it over, I picked up Marvin’s pedal box and...